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Dec 31, 2012 11:30pm PST
to gather along san francisco's waterfront. live at justin herman plaza. that is the prime viewing location for the fireworks. >> reporter: a lot of people are definitely coming out here to check out that show. we watched the crowd steadily grow out here. right next to several muni lines. we can tell you muni is running free overnight tonight. just up market street, that's where bart is. bart is going to be running until 3:00 a.m., tomorrow morning to help people celebrate safely. the light show is just beginning along san francisco's waterfront. a preview for tonight's 15 minute fireworks display at midnight. san francisco police are estimating as many as 250,000 could turn out for the big show. >> just the excitement. it's just the eclectic crowd. the everything. it's the city. >> reporter: restaurants along the embarcadero, like sin bads say the only holiday that can approach new year's eve business is mother's day. >> we are booked out for the night entirely every year. >> reporter: crews put up barricades to keep new years revelers off the street. >> be advised if you are out there and
KICU
Jan 7, 2013 11:30pm PST
disaster on san francisco bay when this oil tanker sideswiped a tower of the bay bridge. the big question tonight how did it happen. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. close call on the san francisco bay but was it human error or something else. officials are trying to determine how a tanker hit a tower on the san francisco bridge. the coast guard reports no oil spill resulted. we've learned the tanker had already been unloaded. and caltrans says there was no major damage to the bridge. it remained open to travel traffic. we have continuing coverage now from heather holmes. she's live at treasure island with what she's learned about the bar pilot guiding that tanker and the scrutiny he's now facing. >> reporter: he's been a bar pilot since 2005. prior to that he worked for several years on oil tankers for exxon. but today while guiding that vessel. the overseas raymar this experienced mainer sideswiped the tower of the bridge. look at the top left side of this picture. that is a piece of the bridge barrier stuck to the side of the ship's hull. >> about 30
KICU
Jan 18, 2013 11:30pm PST
and julie are off tonight. a shocking allegation against michael crabtree. san francisco police revealed tonight they are investigating the 25-year-old in connection with an allegation of sexual assault. we get the developing news from ktvu's amber lee. she's live in the city with what we know about the alleged assault and some initial reaction, amber. >> reporter: ken, news that the 49 wide receiver is being investigated for sexual assault comes as a surprise to the 49 fans we spoke to here at momo's tonight. the 25-year-old is having what some would characterize a break out season after being drafted by the 49 in 2009. the alleged assault happened in a san francisco early last sunday just hours after the 4- 9ders played the packers. police did not name the hotel just a short while ago a spokesman for the police department told us investigators interviewed crabtree who had an attorney with him and said the football player was cooperative. >> at this point he has not been detained or arrested. to my knowledge he was on the plane with the rest of the 49ers today in atlanta ready to play t
KICU
Jan 21, 2013 11:30pm PST
or lose the super bowl is bound to bring fans into the streets of san francisco and that's something police are already planning for. ktvu's debra villalon is live now in the city where the world is going out, party peacefully, deborah. >> reporter: we're looking at the ferry building it is glowing red. people spill into the streets sunday as the 49ers win their super bowl berth. it looked a lot like when the giants won the world series. >> it's in the works at this time to ensure that we cover all the bases. >> reporter: planning at sfpd is already underwaeup for super bowl sunday. unlike yesterday it will be dark when the game ends which is a factor. >> when it's at nighttime, people tend to drink a little bit more. >> reporter: as fans cruise there will be a multitude of officers on hand looking for drunk and dangerous behavior. last night a dozen arrests were made. most for public intoxication. but with bigger crowds and a bigger celebration, comes a bigger risk to munni. vandals on market street set this bus on fire destroying it after the last giant's championship. they took af
KICU
Jan 3, 2013 11:30pm PST
from the bay area. one in san leandro, one in san francisco and one in sonoma county. >>> police in daly city say a fight between a father and son ended with both of them hospitalized with serious injuries. it happened around 2:30 this morning at the crown county apartments on emperial way. both are expected to survive. >>> one thing that happened in vegas did not stay in vegas. tonight san francisco giant's pitcher sergio romo is apologizing for an incident at the vegas airport on new year's day. tsa agents detained romo at an airport security checkpoint. they said he couldn't provide the proper i. d. police say the world series champ became upset and began acting aggressive so they handcuffed him. after romo calmed down he was sited for breaking rules and released. a statement tweeted by romo was released by the giants tonight. it said i would like to sincerely apologize about the recent events atlas vegas airport. i love and respect my team. >>> and david akers closed his twitter after getting death threats. he suffered a flair up in november and needed injections. akers is i
KICU
Jan 29, 2013 11:30pm PST
>>> workers dig up the concrete floor of a garage in san francisco as investigators revisit a cold case of a missing boy. good evening i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. the case of a missing boy is back in the news tonight. kevin collins was on his way home from practice when he vanished. healther holmes has been tucking with family members but we begin with amber lee where today's search took place. amber. >> reporter: julie the 12 hour search ended at about 6:30 tonight. kevin collins was last seen standing at a bus stop right where i am. and the search took place across the street outside blue home with the white trim. a police source characterized this as a quote check box investigation to revisit all suspects and leads from the kevin collins case. one neighbor who's the mother of two children tells us she's unsettled by the search. >> what's your reaction as a mom. >> terrifying. especially in your own neighborhood. i mean it was a long time ago but i think in everyone's mind there's always a fear. >> reporter: san francisco police set up a search headquarters. >>
KICU
Jan 15, 2013 11:30pm PST
who's credited with turning around the l.a. and san francisco police department. >> one man shouted back at the hecklers. >> reporter: this oakland moment said she lived in l.a. when bratton was chief there. >> he told his officers that los angeles was beirut and they should patrol as such. what do you think did to the officers that were working that the time. >> reporter: one man said it was stock and frisk that took the life of his son. >> we can't get alan back. we can't accept anyone to go through what we went there. >> reporter: chief jordan says stop and frisk has been uncharacterrized. >> i'm the one that's going to decide what practice we're going to do and how we're going to do it because i'm going to be responsible. bill brantton will give me advice and it's up to me to approve it. >> it'll be up to the council and it'll be up for a vote in a week. amber lee, ktvu. >>> we caught up with jerry brown and asked him what could be done about crime. >> it's a matter of responding with intelligence, with cooperation, with the sheriff and the police and the parks people everyone w
KICU
Jan 24, 2013 11:30pm PST
>>> san francisco won't be hosting a big super bowl watch party. find out why and how authorities intent to keep a lid on the revelry. good evening i'm julie haener >> and i'm frank somerville. it is going to be a super bowl without a civic celebration. deborah villalon is live with how the city plans to maintain order. reporter>> we're in the exelciur mission near mission and perka. but take a look at the this very same spot after the world series. super bowl night it plans for 450 officers to be on the street. aaa normal -- triple a normal sunday evening. >> it's inside the bar where people drink too much. they get outside the bar and somebody tkpwáets -- gets in a fight. >> if it looks like something is getting out of hand or if they got too much of a crowd in a bar we'll just close it down. reporter>> civic law outlawed super bowl watch parties. nummi will swap electric buses with diesel. . >> we don't want them hurt. we want them to be part of celebrating. reporter>> the mayor says he will visit businesses to urge them to take responsibility too. >> to suggest that the
KICU
Jan 2, 2013 11:30pm PST
, call police, or you can text tip 411, and remain anonymous. reporting live in san francisco, noel walker, ktvu, channel 2 news. >>> in 90 seconds, a controversial city issued id card. the twist that will make it a first for the nation. >> also officials in one bay area city are declaring a state of emergency. >> what they're >>> a first of its kind city issued debit card will now be available to citizens in oakland. >> reporter: starting next month, oakland hopes to become the first city in the nation to offer an id card that can also work as a debit card. julio berraro, an undocumented immigrant makes his living selling cotton candy from a stick. he says he's been in the u.s. for 13 years. in limited english, he told me he's been robbed at gun point several times. he says he often carries cash, because he doesn't have a photo id to open a pang account. he plans to apply for the city's new id card, that resembles this prototype, because it can also work as a debit card. he says he will have a safe place to keep his money. gabrielle with street level health project is working with
KICU
Jan 1, 2013 11:30pm PST
crash claimed two innocent lives outside of a liquor store in san francisco this morning. david stevenson told us the driver being blamed for that wreck is familiar to san francisco police. >> reporter: this surveillance video shows the deadly impact this morning. >> obviously this is an unbelievable tragedy. >> reporter: police say it began with reports of shots fired at a housing complex. police pulled over this chevy. >> the vehicle took off at a high rate of speed and ran through the next two intersections colliding with the white vehicle. >>> skid marks show where the white toyota crashed smashing into this liquor store. >> as the vehicle was thrown against the store there was also a mid-20-year-old male pedestrian walking into the store. he was also pronounced dead at the scene. >> surveillance video shows the toyota destroying the shop's front door. >> the driver i think he was in his 20s. he was kind of shocking or he couldn't talk. >> reporter: the passenger in that vehicle a female in her mid-20s was pronounced dead at the scene. the driver is in life threatening condi
KICU
Jan 30, 2013 11:30pm PST
in the basement of a san francisco house near the spot kevin disappeared from in 1984. now, after all these years she may finally find out what happened to kevin collins. the sixth born of her eight children. >> intellectually, i'm sure he's gone from the very beginning. but emotionally i don't want it to be. >> reporter: an erie connection that turns out macayla and kevin shared the same birthday. and what it's like to weigh the analysis of bones that might be their children. >> i said to her, your probably one of the few people that really knows how i feel. >> reporter: ann collins, a grandmother, divorced in '72 says she finds comfort in her faith and family. and believes that one day she and kevin will again be together. >> hoping that i'll be in heaven, and i think he'll be the first one that greets me. hi mom. >>> new at 10:00, the california highway patrol says its officers will continue patrolling oakland streets for another 30 days. the chp had freed to help oakland police. but that deal was set to expire on friday. whether the chp will be paid going forward is another matter. oakland of
KICU
Jan 11, 2013 11:30pm PST
ú >>> a live look at the san francisco skyline on a cold bay area night. temperatures are falling and another freeze warning is in effect. good evening everyone i'm frank somerville. >> and i'm julie haener. the cold snap gripping the bay area is still with us tonight. it's going to stick around for several more nights. we have team coverage meteorologists mark tamayo is in the weather center tracking the cold temperatures but we are live with jana katsuyama with how people are preparing for another cold night, jana. >> reporter: as you just saw it is beautiful and clear. but definitely chilly tonight. not good if you're homeless and cold if you're one of the toll takers of the golden gate bridge and among many others that have to work outside. park rangers were on patrol at ocean beach tonight where some people were out walking bundled up against the wind. tourists had their winter jackets and hats on hand. >> i bought it from a little lady down at the emparcadero that and some gloves. >> it was very cold so i came back to my cab. >> reporter: furnace repair workers are in high
KICU
Jan 22, 2013 11:30pm PST
full containment by tomorrow morning. >>> the america's cup will make it mark on san francisco's waterfront. but it's not all about sailing. jana katsuyama got a look at a concert venue and tells us one big name that expected to perform. >> reporter: crews are busy in a venue that is expected to be a viewing area. a 9,000 seat america's cup pavilion will be built. it become used for concerts, and televised viewing of the races. >> this will be the seating area. stage over this way. >> reporter: today america's cup staff took us into the construction zone. >> reporter: all of the our ceremonies, honoring the sailors and the team will be held here. meeting the teams. >> reporter: today they announced that sting will kick off the series giving even nonsailing fans a reason to come to the site. >> i guess yeah, it's good. >> it's kind of good. >> having entertainment here just goes with the festive atmosphere. >> reporter: events will run through the summer in july and august. and continuing into september with the america's cup finals. reporting from san francisco, jana katsuyama,
KICU
Jan 9, 2013 11:30pm PST
.s. san francisco, san mateo, marin saw the third best jump in jobs, austin texas first with 4.4% growth. >> reporter: the estimated 700 students and alumna, navigating the booths, were primarily looking for one thing. >> internships. >> distribution internships. >> director of the career center recommends students start early and start with an internship. >> by the time you are a sophomore you want to look for internships. 90% of employers look to convert their interns into full time employment. >> the key to get a job right after college. that is what i am trying to do get on that train. >> how many people here, we had a line and had a show of hands who were engineering majors. google, cisco and apple hire more arts majors from this university. >> linked in has reached a milestone, 200 million members, users in more than 200 countries, 74 million american, 18 million in india and the two most followed are richard branson followed by president obama. linked in stock climbed 2% following the newsenedding at $113 a share. >>> facebook has e-mailed this cryptic invitation to reporters for
KICU
Jan 17, 2013 11:30pm PST
're fighting for the right to be naked in public. today san francisco nudists moved their battle to court. they say the city's ban on nudity is illegal. >> reporter: there are four nudists involved in this legal fight. >> there's at least one thing that is right with america, and that's the first amendment right. >> reporter: they were nude on the steps of the courthouse steps drawing dropped jaws and rafting and seeking a judge's injunction to drop san francisco's nudist ban. >> i have yet to see an argument. why nude expressive sitting is. >> reporter: the city was trying to get the civil right's suit thrown out. >> is it likely to convey a message. when someone is knew is it likely to convey a message. >> the bottom line with that is if you're at an event where the city is making money like pride or folsom you can be nude with our blessing. >> reporter: the city says the bottom line is about stopping the harm people feel when unwillingly exposed to nudity. >> the board tailors to protect the public but also leave avenues open for san francisco residents who do wish to engage in occasio
KICU
Jan 10, 2013 11:30pm PST
under the governor's new plan. >> we live, we soar. >>> in san francisco protesters held a rally on behalf of health and human services. they want the governor to restore full funding to programs for children, families, seniors and the disabilitied. they say budget cuts weaken the safety net for california's most vulnerable. >>> instead of concluding a search, we learned that san jose is expanding it. we learned that sandra pegoni wants more time to consider them and look at additional candidates. city officials say they want the best match for san jose and there is no time limit. the current chief chris moore plans to retire a week from this friday. >>> vallejo police say that a man that was once behind bars is back behind bars after killing his mother. dennis stanworth was first sentenced to death in 1966 for murdering two teenage girls. after california did away with the death sentence, his sentence was changed to life in prison. >> i am worried about our system, him getting out again. but i have a gun and i know how to use it. >> reporter: this time police say sanworth kille
KICU
Jan 16, 2013 11:30pm PST
than 20 years. data quick says san francisco bay area home prices were up 32% year over year in december. that uncrease is the highest since data quick began tracking the market in 1988. the median paid price for a home in the bay area, climbed to a little more than $442,000, compared to $335,000 in december of 2011. data quick says much of the increase is the result of fewer foreclosed homes. >>> ebay's 4th quarter earnings beat expectations, thanks to shopperring turning to the site for holiday bargains. investors responded by boosting ebay stock 7% in after hours trading. ebay says it experienced its best year ever since the site was founded in 1995. >>> on wall street, the dow industrials fell 23 points today, but a rebound in apple stock helped the nasdaq move slightly higher. it gained 6 points. >>> the faa followed japan's lead today, and grounded boeing's problem plagued dreamliner. the newest, and most technically advanced jet on the planet. the 787 made its debut just last friday, and flights today were canceled. >> reporter: it was just this week that san jose beca
KICU
Jan 28, 2013 11:30pm PST
the saints. >> reporter: this fan is originally from san francisco. >> born and raised in san francisco. upper haight. >> reporter: today he said he got the thrill of a lifetime when he ran into coach jim harbaugh. >> said reuben look behind you. i looked behind me, i was like man. come here now and let me get your signature. >> reporter: if either team wants to put a spell on their opponent, reverend zombie's voodoo store is the place to go. >> things can be done for athletic competition, to kill results in one's favor or what not. >> does it involve human sacrifice? >> no. no human sacrifice. >> reporter: you're looking at a live picture of reverend zombie's voodoo shop on st. peter's street. just off of bourbon here in the french quarter. what i'm told, for the voodoo doll to work, you have to get a hair from the head of the person. that activates the doll so they can do the evil magic. they need to get the hairs from people like ray lewis to make it work. how they get those hairs? that's anybody's guess. live in new orleans, ken wayne. >>> stay with us for continuing coverage from n
KICU
Jan 8, 2013 11:30pm PST
here in the western edition. the san francisco unified school district is considering adding another school to this property. accompanies by a marching band, students carried a banner as they carried with their parents and teachers to the board of education. they're protesting the council's idea of moving a middle school to the same property. parents say the schoolyard is not large enough to be shared by two schools with a total of 600 students. >> it's just not a safe environment. you can see how tight it is already. we would be sharing a yard. it's far too small. >> reporter: this father says he's concerned about his daughter with more students around. >> i'm very concerned. with bullying and just make sure she's safe. >> reporter: tonight students tried to make their case to the school board. >> we have barely any room right now and our hall ways are very squished and it's not comfortable. >> reporter: there are already eight schools sharing sites says leigh. >> we would hope working together with the district's help we could make arrangements so they are compatible. >> reporter:
KICU
Jan 14, 2013 11:30pm PST
of freezing. take a look at the numbers here. just lost the reading at san francisco, but san francisco still in the 40s. 33 for livermore, as we head into the inland east pay, 33 in walnut creek. mid-30s in san ramon. here is a detail on the advisory. starting in the overnight hours and lasting until 9:00, the frost advisory for the bay area. these areas expected to dip into the those the overnight hours. if you are within this tarker shade, that means 20s once again from santa rosa, san rafael, napa, and into the south bay. san jose south into morgan hill, as well as gillroy expected to see 20s once again. when i come back, we'll show you a detailed look at the numbers expected for your neighborhood as you get out tomorrow morning, and i'm tracking a warmup. when we will see some reliever coming up. >> and stay with rosemary and all of our ktvu meteorologists. you'll find their updated forecasts on-line. >> an interim police chief appointed today just days before san jose's current chief is set to retire. jerry esquivel is taking over the department during the interim. chief chris moore is
KICU
Jan 4, 2013 11:30pm PST
from police and causing a crash that killed two innocent people in san francisco's mission district appeared in court today. david morales faces two counts of murder and several other felony charges in connection with the deadly crash on new year's day. the district attorney says morales is a known gang member. >> when you look at the outcome in this particular case, you have two innocent people that are dead, that had nothing to do with anything to do with gangs and then you have a third party that is very seriously injured, absolutely no tolerance for that at all. >> today's arrangement was postponed. if convicted morales could be sentenced to 200 years in prison. the medical examiner has identified the victim inside the other car that was hit as 29-year-old silvi a truncan. francisco gutierrez was also killed, he was walking by when he was hit and killed. >>> a man crashed his bmw right into a power pole. officers tried to pull the car over but the driver refused to stop. it crashed into a parked truck, a fence and that power pole. the driver ran off and hasn't been found. pg &
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